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The Hate Speech Legislation In Nigeria Is A Double-edge Sword

The Hate Speech Legislation In Nigeria Is A Double-edge Sword

🕔15:17, 5.Dec 2019

If Nnamdi Azikiwe had sided with Obafemi Awolowo the provision would not have been expunged from the Nigeria Constitution for Independence.

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What We Can Do With Power

What We Can Do With Power

🕔15:42, 21.Nov 2019

Their fathers and grandfathers embezzled millions of naira meant for development projects. They used the money to acquire arms for electoral purposes.

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A National Day For Zik Of Africa

A National Day For Zik Of Africa

🕔15:09, 6.Nov 2019

The great one fondly called Zik of Africa remains a binding force of togetherness in Nigeria even in death. He deserves a national holiday on his birthday, November 16, as eminently highlighted by Chief Willie Obiano, the Governor of Anambra State, by urging President Muhammadu Buhari to declare the birthday of Nigeria’s first president as a public holiday.

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Fulani and Origin of the Names “Yoruba” and “Yamuri”

Fulani and Origin of the Names “Yoruba” and “Yamuri”

🕔05:10, 26.Oct 2019

Chief Fani-Kayode’s claims in his short article titled “About the Name ‘Yoruba’.” Nevertheless, he misstated a few facts.

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Afenifere Announces Preferred Candidate For 2023 Presidency

Afenifere Announces Preferred Candidate For 2023 Presidency

🕔13:52, 8.Mar 2019

National leader of the Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, has announced the Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi, as the group’s preferred candidate for 2023 presidency.

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2019 Election Results: When Nigeria Needs A Jonathan

2019 Election Results: When Nigeria Needs A Jonathan

🕔07:01, 27.Feb 2019

The outright rejection of the results of the 2019 national election by the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), even before the final votes were counted, is very discouraging. The action departs from the two principles that ought to have guided the 2019 polls. The first is an admonition by President Goodluck Jonathan that, “nobody’s political ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian.” The other is the lesson of President Muhammadu Buhari who, though felt aggrieved while losing the presidency on three different occasions, sought redress through the courts. The prayer here is for the winners to be magnanimous in victory, and for the losers to have the courage to concede in good faith.

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Numbers On The Clock Did Not Change, Time Keepers Changed The Clock (Part One)

Numbers On The Clock Did Not Change, Time Keepers Changed The Clock (Part One)

🕔04:32, 1.Dec 2018

I remember years ago, not quite in the distant past, the residents from the villages within the clans (local government area) where I came from were busy cleaning their respective local roads. Days later, the village roads became as clean as cleanliness can be. We (children & younger ones) were wondering what was on the horizon. Finally, one day, in the early morning hours, our parents and adults started heading to a designated village square. They wore traditional clothes, filled with blazing ornaments. The weather was clement, beautiful and pleasant, accentuated with gentle wind and cumulus clouds in the sky. In fact, the beautiful weather conditions were so sanctimonious to the point that we (children) thought it was a Christmas day, and that of course, put a smile or two on our faces. Not only that the weather conditions put smiles on our faces, it also gave enviable ambience to all the decorations along the road, making them sparkle like diamonds.

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Revised People To Watch

Revised People To Watch

🕔23:44, 6.Jul 2018

The crisis in All Progressive Congress (Nigeria) is not good for anybody. Many historians have traced the demise of the first republic to the crisis in the then Action Group Party in 1964.

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Ayo Adebanjo: The Man And His Politics

Ayo Adebanjo: The Man And His Politics

🕔03:31, 10.Apr 2018

In his entire career, he has only argued for a better Nigeria….

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JUST IN: Buhari Re-appoints Jonathan’s Appointee For Another Four Years

JUST IN: Buhari Re-appoints Jonathan’s Appointee For Another Four Years

🕔14:32, 28.Feb 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday finally approved the re-appointment of Olusegun Awolowo as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC).

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